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  • Mental Health First Aid Training Courses 

    MHFA England accredited courses for your internal team
    Since 2018 the Health and Safety Executive has advised organisations to focus on Mental Health First Aid in the workplace, guidance strengthened by the huge costs associated with poor mental health for UK businesses.
    We  offer a full range of adult Mental Health First Aid accredited training to build your internal support team.

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    2 Day Mental Health First Aider Course

    Over the 2 days with your instructor you will cover:

    • An in depth understanding of people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
    • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
    • Confidence to reassure and support a person in distress
    • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
    • Knowledge to help a person recover their health by guiding them to further support whether that’s through self help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
    • Ability to support a person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
    • Tools to look after your own wellbeing

    Contact Chloe Angus on c.angus@cavcare.org.uk to enquire about booking this session for your team.

    1 Day Mental Health Champion Course

    Over the day course with your instructor you will cover:

    • An understanding of common mental health issues
    • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
    • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
    • Skills to support positive wellbeing for yourself and others

    Contact Chloe Angus on c.angus@cavcare.org.uk to enquire about booking this session for your team.

    1/2 Day Mental Health Awareness Course

    Over the 1/2 day with your instructor you will cover:

    • What mental health is
    • What stigma is and how to challenge stigma
    • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
    • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
    • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

    Contact Chloe Angus on c.angus@cavcare.org.uk to enquire about booking this session for your team.

    1/2 Day Mental Health Refresher Course

    Refresher 1/2 day course for existing mental health first aiders and champions. Your instructor you will cover:

    • Update your knowledge of current Mental Health First Aid protocols
    • Knowledge update of how to recognise when an individual is experiencing poor mental health
    • Update your knowledge of what influences mental health and common mental health conditions
    • Refresher on the skills needed to support someone who is experiencing poor mental health
    • Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

    Contact Chloe Angus on c.angus@cavcare.org.uk to enquire about booking this session for your team.

    1/2 Day Mental Health Skills for Managers

    Managers who are able to support the mental health of their teams will encourage employees to thrive, increasing talent retention. Providing this training to everyone with people management responsibilities will ensure a consistent approach to mental health and wellbeing across teams and departments, promoting healthy performance throughout the whole organisation.

    This course will cover

    • Identify if an employee may be experiencing mental health issues
    • Feel confident having open conversations about mental health with their team members
    • Appropriately signpost to available support and know where to go for support and guidance for themselves
    • Role model good self-care practice, inspiring their teams to look after their own mental health and wellbeing

    Contact Chloe Angus on c.angus@cavcare.org.uk to enquire about booking this session for your team.